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Worker Placement Blog

Jake Tlapek

A blog focused on discussing game design, game theory, and game-ification in all aspects.

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Mar 26, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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After a week off, I'm back with format changes and a new outlook.
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Mar 17, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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EXTRA SATURDAY EPISODE!!! I blather on about all the keyboards and mice I every used. Pretty pointless stuff unless you care. Enjoy!
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Mar 16, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Today, I get back into the Overwatch grind and share what is working for me. Also, Gamebag.
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Mar 16, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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I talk about my struggles and feeling on design and designer integrity vs being published!
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Mar 13, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Using games to teach kids is awesome, right? Thank God for all my spending on Steam...
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Mar 12, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Should esports players be allowed to take substances that can improve their performance? What if its Doritos and M&Ms?
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Mar 8, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Time to breakdown the League of Legends wave survival boardgame, MvM!
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Mar 7, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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In today's brief episode, I talk about the sequel to one of my favorites!
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Mar 6, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Are games based off other media content good? Or just a cash grab?
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Mar 5, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Rant warning. Today, I implore people to value and experience other's hobbies.
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Mar 2, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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I have a Quiver case full of awesome games for when I need to game elsewhere. Here is what is inside!
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Mar 1, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Today, I breakdown a game that I have pumped before, The Thing: Escape from Outpost 31!
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Feb 28, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Finally, I talk about Gloomhaven and an extended #gamebag!
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Feb 28, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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This is my list of recommended games to own or bring to a new game group for a blend of experienced and new players!
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Feb 28, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Today, I discuss the relationship between designer/developers and the community.
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Feb 22, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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On this week's breakdown, The Team 17 frantic team puzzler, Overcooked!
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Feb 20, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Nostalgia is a huge selling factor. It’s no wonder old games are getting remastered and new games are homage to yesteryear.
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Feb 19, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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In today’s President’s Day casual concept, I discuss concepts for a political party negotiation game!
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Feb 16, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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I share my top 5 video game moments! So hard to choose…
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Feb 15, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Azul is the new hotness and I finally got to play! Here is my breakdown.
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Feb 14, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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For Valentine’s Day, I talk about Long Live the Queen, a choose your own adventure game! Also, Roll Player and Gamebag.
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Feb 13, 2018 Jake Tlapek
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Legacy games are sweeping the cardboard kingdom. What are they and how are they affecting boardgames as a whole